Law Society Awards honour the best of the legal profession

Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway (back, middle) congratulates five lawyers who received the 2014 Law Society Medal on May 21. Front, left to right: Clare E. Lewis, OOnt., QC, Sandra R. Stephenson, and William M. Trudell. Back: Frank E.P. Bowman, Treasurer Conway and W. A. Derry Millar. (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)

Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway congratulates the 2014 award recipients yesterday. Front, L to R: Clare E. Lewis, OOnt., QC, Paula Stamp and Nigel G. Gilby. Back, L to R: Frank E.P. Bowman, William M. Trudell, Treasurer Conway, Susan E. Opler, W. A. Derry Millar, and Sandra R. Stephenson (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)

Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway congratulates Toronto paralegal Paula Stamp on receiving the Law Society's 2014 Distinguished Paralegal Award at its annual award ceremony on May 21. (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)

Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway (left) and Marni Beal-Alexander (right), congratulate London lawyer Nigel G. Gilby, on receiving the Law Society's 2014 Lincoln Alexander Award at the Law Society's annual award ceremony on May 21. (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)

Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway congratulates Toronto lawyer Susan E. Opler on receiving the 2014 Laura Legge Award at the Law Society's annual awards ceremony in Toronto on May 21. (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)

TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Eight members of the legal profession from across Ontario whose careers represent the highest level of achievement and commitment to serving society and the profession received awards from The Law Society of Upper Canada on May 21, 2014.

Treasurer Thomas G. Conway presented the Law Society Medal, the Lincoln Alexander Award, the Laura Legge Award and the Law Society Distinguished Paralegal Award to recipients at a special ceremony at Osgoode Hall in Toronto.

Frank E.P. Bowman, Clare E. Lewis, OOnt., QC, W. A. Derry Millar, Sandra R. Stephenson and William M. Trudell received the 2014 Law Society Medal.

The 2014 Lincoln Alexander Award was presented to Nigel G. Gilby.

Susan E. Opler received the 2014 Laura Legge Award.

The 2014 Law Society Distinguished Paralegal Award was presented to Paula Stamp.

Information about all 2014 Award recipients is available online.

The Law Society regulates lawyers and paralegals in Ontario in the public interest. The Law Society has a mandate to protect the public interest, to maintain and advance the cause of justice and the rule of law, to facilitate access to justice for the people of Ontario and act in a timely, open and efficient manner.

SOURCE The Law Society of Upper Canada

Image with caption: "Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway (back, middle) congratulates five lawyers who received the 2014 Law Society Medal on May 21. Front, left to right: Clare E. Lewis, OOnt., QC, Sandra R. Stephenson, and William M. Trudell. Back: Frank E.P. Bowman, Treasurer Conway and W. A. Derry Millar. (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140522_C9566_PHOTO_EN_40661.jpg

Image with caption: "Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway congratulates the 2014 award recipients yesterday. Front, L to R: Clare E. Lewis, OOnt., QC, Paula Stamp and Nigel G. Gilby. Back, L to R: Frank E.P. Bowman, William M. Trudell, Treasurer Conway, Susan E. Opler, W. A. Derry Millar, and Sandra R. Stephenson (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140522_C9566_PHOTO_EN_40657.jpg

Image with caption: "Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway congratulates Toronto paralegal Paula Stamp on receiving the Law Society's 2014 Distinguished Paralegal Award at its annual award ceremony on May 21. (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140522_C9566_PHOTO_EN_40658.jpg

Image with caption: "Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway (left) and Marni Beal-Alexander (right), congratulate London lawyer Nigel G. Gilby, on receiving the Law Society's 2014 Lincoln Alexander Award at the Law Society's annual award ceremony on May 21. (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140522_C9566_PHOTO_EN_40660.jpg

Image with caption: "Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway congratulates Toronto lawyer Susan E. Opler on receiving the 2014 Laura Legge Award at the Law Society's annual awards ceremony in Toronto on May 21. (CNW Group/The Law Society of Upper Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140522_C9566_PHOTO_EN_40659.jpg





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